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Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm PDT
grilling of rupert murdoch and his son, the moment that you've heard about all day. wendy murdoch in the pink jacket did not miss a beat when a british comedian attempted to hit her 80-year-old husband with a shaving cream filled pie plate. that as the mogul faced questions from a parliamentary panel. elizabeth palmer shows there are some things that he did not seem to know. >> the men who runs the world's most powerful media empire had the media running after him. the murdoch's waited 27 seconds to say sorry. >> this is the most humble day of my life. i would like to say as well as how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and to their families. >> mr. murdoch, at what point did you find out the criminality was indemic? >> it's a wide ranging word and also had to be extremely careful not to prejudice. of course justice taking place now. >> a criminal inquiry underway let murdoch duck that question. but later when he couldn't or wouldn't answer more pointed queries about who did know what was going on at the newspaper, his
Jul 20, 2011 10:00pm PDT
. collison was the editor at rupert murdoch's "news of the world" when journalists hacked into the voice mails of murder victims and politicians. >> with 20/20 hindsight and all that has followed i would not have offered him the job and i suspect he wouldn't have taken it. >> it is no about hindsight, mr. speaker, it is about all the information and warnings that the prime minister ignored. >> cameron met with news corp. executives more than two dozen times since taking office. he denies his staff tried to stop an investigation into hacking in the tabloid. in all the prime minister received more than 100 questions and he promised to "clear up the mess." >>> well, it turns out that hacking into voice mail in the u.s. is pretty easy depending on your phone carrier. bill whitaker shows us how it is done. >> reporter: the tabloids including british royals and commoners and screen stars like hue grant. >> i think this is the watershed moment. >> reporter: but don't think hacking is just of the celebrated and sensational on the other side of the atlantic. your moan and my phone can be ha
Jul 29, 2011 10:00pm PDT
murdoch didn't lose his sense of humor after pleading guilty to assault. >> just like to say that this has been the most humble day of my life. >> that was jonathan may believes borrowing a phrase now used by murdoch when he spoke to -- he made headlines after he hurled a pie filled with shaving cream during a meeting with parliament. >>> this weekend, the bay area will experience another loss of a dying breed. roller skating rinks. after more than three decades, the owners of a rink are hanging up their skates. the closure has little to do with lack of money. >> you know, my wife reminded me last time that we were here was 20 years ago. i still got it. so we talked to the owners and after a really long rush, they wanted to leave while they are still on top. the only thing harder than succeeding in the roller rink business is leaving it. >> can you say chris with 100% certainty that this is something you're not going to regret? >> no. >> chris and tray have practically worked seven days a week, 10 to 12 hours a day for much of the last few years. >> basically you are tight. >> yes. to
Jul 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
murdoch's circle is out on bail after being arrested earlier today. elizabeth palmer shows us it is not only today's bombshell in this widening case. rebecca brooks willingly made an appointment to go to the police station today to answer questions. when she arrived she was arrested. >> it will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry. >> reporter: brooks' arrest came as a surprise. this was a shock. >> this morning i informed the palace and secretary and mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned. not because is he personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former news of the world editor neil wallace was hired as a p.r. consultant to the police. he has since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s. les hinton publisher of the wall street journal resigned on friday. he may face further questions what he knew as a top murdock execut
Jul 16, 2011 10:00pm PDT
leader, ruprert murdoch is giving an apology seen around the world. >> reporter: an apology to a nation, major british newspapers today carrying full- page advertisements for the company news international. embroiled in police hacking and it says we are sorry for the serious wrong doing that occurred. tomorrow, promising next steps including help from two doucets expect lawyers to "put right what has gone wrong." he is struggling to save his company. yesterday he accepted the resignation of rebecca brooks. hours later, the ceo resignation of the dow jones. gone on two executives executives who were firing walls. >> the thing about firewalls, they eventually burn through. they just delay the fire, they don't stop it. >> reporter: one of them to grill them, tom watson. >> i want to know if he was aware a crime had taken place. who gave him the advice and though those thingings. i would like rupert to tell us what he knows as well. under pressure to explain his leadership, records were forced to show 26 meetings or their employees since taking office, and he also hosted james and re
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